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JoAnn Borovicka

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Sohrab Kourosh, “The Kitáb-i-Íqán: Revolutionizing the Concepts of Religion, Eschatology and Theology”

Sunday, July 30, 2017 Watch on YouTube: Web Talk View/Download PowerPoint Slide Show (PDF format) The Kitáb-i-Íqán (The Book of Certitude), which was designated by Bahá’u’lláh as the the Lord of Books revealed by the Most Exalted Pen and called

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July 23 Web Talk: Augusto Lopez-Claros Discusses “The Emergence of Global Institutions”

The Wilmette Institute’s Sunday, July 23, Web Talk will feature Augusto Lopez-Claros, the Director of the Global Indicators Group at the World Bank Group. He will be speaking on “The Emergence of Global Institutions.” The Web Talk will begin at

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John Hatcher, “In the Beginning Was a Word: How Language Knits Reality Together”

Sunday, October 15, 2017, 2 p.m. Eastern (11 a.m. Pacific, 8 p.m. Western European time) Register for the Web Talk The Word of God is the king of words and its pervasive influence is incalculable. (Bahá’u’lláh) Each Manifestation claims to be

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How Ordinary People Have Done Extraordinary Things: Two Students Learn Skills in “Writing Biographies and Histories 2016”

Dr. Robert Stockman, the Director of the Wilmette Institute, wrote that those who signed up for Writing Biographies and Histories 2016 (faculty, Thelma Batchelor, Roger Dahl, Robert Stockman, Adam Thorne) were a remarkable group of learners. Many of the thirty-two

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Creating Unity with Friendship, Fun, Social Vitality, and Laughter: One Couple’s Special Feast

My home is the home of peace. My home is the home of joy and delight. My home is the home of laughter and exultation. Whosoever enters through the portals of this home, must go out with gladsome heart. This

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Living Responsibly Making Your Daily Life a Beautiful Prayer: Ethical and Easy Lawns

“Therefore strive that your actions day by day may be beautiful prayers.”—‘Abdu’l-Bahá To help all of us incorporate into our lives actions that treat our physical surroundings with the respect they deserve, the Wilmette Institute has asked Christine Muller (faculty

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ABS Religion and Society Discourse Seminar at Louhelen: A Resounding Success

The Religion and Society Working Group of the Association for Bahá’í Studies met at Louhelen Bahá’í School, in Michigan, USA, on April 21–23 for three days of study, discussion, and planning in a seminar called “Religion and Society Discourse.” Seventeen

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Use Deepen! Web Videos for Firesides and Deepenings

The growing number of Deepen! Web Videos—five at this count—provide new resources for your firesides and personal deepenings. To increase your knowledge about Native American beliefs and practices from a Lakota perspective, try these two Deepen! Talks: Kevin Locke, “An

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